Archive for the ‘Security’ Category

10 essential steps to protect your data

Nobody likes feeling panicked about a lost phone, broken computer, or system failure. Unfortunately, these things happen every day, so we need to be prepared. What would you do if your business computers were damaged or destroyed? Do you have a backup plan? There are various ways to calculate the cost of losing work stored […]

WEAR is Your Data Going?

By: Alicia Hernandez, Think Technical Writer No, this is not a grammar lesson – Today we are taking a look at the biggest technology fad since smartphones. Wearable technology, or wearables, continues to gain momentum in the sports, technology, and fashion industries. Everyone has something that tracks something that syncs up with something! I’m talking […]

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

By Alicia Hernandez, Think Technical Writer Happy National Cyber Security Awareness Month – or NCSAM for those who love their acronyms! October was declared NCSAM by President Obama in an effort to engage and educate the people on the importance of cyber security awareness. Each week for the month of October, a new theme presents […]

Is Your Security Layered Like Your Bean Dip?

By: Alicia Hernandez, Think Technical Writer So there’s this simile… Stop me if you’ve heard this one… That says you should layer your security like a seven-layer burrito. Sounds like a logical thought to me! If you prefer burritos over bean dip, you are welcome to sign up for The Seven Layer Security Burrito: How […]

Are your POS Devices EMV Ready?

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What is EMV? If you are a retailer, financial institution, or a regular old Joe who accepts credit cards for payment, you should be well-aware of the “Payment Network’s Liability Shift associated with EuroPay, MasterCard, and Visa (EMV)” (para. 1). October 2015 is the highly-anticipated date in which you and your POS devices will need […]

Read the March Newsletter!

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The March newsletter is here, and it’s filled with great information on Spring Cleaning your technology and protecting your assets from cyber attacks.  Our CEO also gives a shout-out to local technology companies! Read all about it in this month’s edition.  

SPRING CLEANING YOUR DIGITAL WORLD

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Going Beyond the Household By: Alicia Hernandez, Think Technical Writer The middle of February had many of us hiking in the 60+ degree sunshine, concerned about water for the year, and generally preparing for spring and summer. Spring … was in the air! Along with the freshness of spring comes our desire to also freshen […]

CYBER ATTACK: HOW DO YOU RESPOND?

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  By: Alicia Hernandez, Think Technical Writer. With all of these massive data breaches happening within some of the largest companies in the world, I cannot help but think it is only a matter of time before something happens within my company. I’m sure you have the same fear too…and if you don’t, you should! […]

Sophisticated Phishing

Who’s Spoofing your Emails? By: Alicia Hernandez, Think Technical Writer It’s the holiday season, and I wouldn’t be a good business partner and friend if I didn’t warn everyone about the invasion of phishing emails that your company is probably fighting off this season. Those pesky Black Hats are getting smarter while creating phishing emails […]